Godfrey Okoye University -Closure and Resumption

Godfrey Okoye University -Closure and Resumption

The Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Professor Chidiebere Onyia, wants Nigerian students to cultivate principles that will make them global leaders.

Correspondent, Godwin Umeh reports that Professor Onyia, who gave the advice while addressing the closing session of the 2022/2023 academy year of Godfrey Okoye University Enugu, charged the students to imbibe the virtues of trustworthiness, respect and team spirit. The Secretary to the Government said graduates of tertiary institutions should be fair always and prepared to solve problems through empirical evidence as well as have passion for what they do.

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“You should strive to leave a legacy and be mindful of the kind of friends you keep, Professor Onyia advised.”

“Your Vice Chancellor is tenacious and always insists on achieving positive results; you should realise that you are GO-University students and should ensure you add value to the society,” the SSG stated.

He said that the present regime in Enugu state will reorganise government activities and emphasize e-governance, and promote knowledge and skill based human resources.

In a speech, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Rev Fr Prof. Christian Anieke announced that new facilities would be provided in various campuses of the institution to make the students more comfortable as well as facilitate learning.

“There will be Internet facilities in all the hostels; the hostels will be renovated and equipped while results of all the continuing and final year students will released on the 5th of August this year, Professor Anieke said.

The Vice Chancellor urged the students to show interest in ICT and coding, but avoid activities that will put them into trouble. “You should resist negative communications during the holidays and damaging write ups about one another and the University, Professor Anieke advised. The Vice Chancellor, who announced the names of students who left their hostels without permission, said the affected students would receive their punishment on resumption of the next
academic year.

The Dean Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Professor Sergius Udeh who spoke on behalf of the other deans, thanked God for completing the 2022-23 session without hitches and urged the students to utilise the long vacation wisely, by reflecting on how they would make their studies and career a huge success.

On her part, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Sister Professor Marysylvìa Nwachukwu announced that the National Universities Commission is redesigning University curriculum, stressing that the lecturers will only generate 10% of the skills while the students will take care of the rest. “You should spend more time with your parents to grow self-concept,” the DVC advised.

In an address,the Dean Students Affairs, Reverend Father Theophillous Ndulue noted that some of the students were resilient and participated actively in the programmes of the university and urged others to wake up.

Godfrey Okoye University will reopen for the 2023/2024 academic year on the 3rd of October 2023, but the portal for booking of hostels will open on the 1st week of September 2023. This will, however, be for students who paid the required fees.